See Neil deGrasse Tyson!

Mar 6, 2020

Credit Joshua Pickering

Neil deGrasse Tyson is coming to Pittsburgh's Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland on March 19 — and we want to send you meet him!

Support 90.5 WESA today and you'll automatically qualify to win. Everyone who makes a membership donation on Saturday, March 7, 2020 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. will automatically qualify to win a pair of premium tickets to see Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland on Thursday, March 19. A meet and greet opportunity is also included.

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About Neil deGrasse Tyson:

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will bring his latest talk “The Cosmic Perspective” to Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland - Thursday, March 19 @ 7:30 p.m. The acclaimed scientist’s book is scheduled to be released ahead of the tour. 

Recently Tyson served as Executive Editor and on camera Host & Narrator for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the 21st century continuation of Carl Sagan’s landmark television series. The show began in March 2014 and ran thirteen episodes in primetime on the FOX network, and appeared in 181 countries in 45 languages around the world on the National Geographic Channels. Cosmos won four Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award, two Critics Choice awards, as well as a dozen other industry recognitions.

Tyson is the fifth head of the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium in New York City and the first occupant of its Frederick P. Rose Directorship. He is also a research associate of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History.

The topic of the Pittsburgh show will be “The Cosmic Perspective.” There is no view of the world as emotionally potent as the one granted by a cosmic perspective. It’s one that sees Earth as a planet in a vast empty universe. It profoundly influences what we think and feel about science, culture, politics, and life itself.